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  • Hinduism and Sikhism — Hinduism and Sikhism, both religions from India, have had a complex relationship. Sikhism is among the newer world religions, while Hinduism is often considered the oldest. Historically, some cases of Hindu Sikh intermarriage have been found… …   Wikipedia

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